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Bob Evans(R) Favorite Chili Recipe

Bob Evans® Favorite Chili Recipe

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"This quick sausage chili is perfect for busy weeknights. In under 30 minutes, this meal is ready to go and sure to satisfy."

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  1. In large saucepan over medium heat, crumble and cook sausage and onion until sausage is brown. Add chili powder, cumin and garlic and stir for 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and stir well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.
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  • Crumble uncooked sausage into bite-size pieces and put in slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients. Stir gently. Cover and cook on low heat 4-6 hours. Stir before serving.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 27, 2008

this has been a recipe for chili that has been used in my family for many, many years. my grandma has digestive issues with beef, and so she always made this recipe with mild pork breakfast sausage. a few notes on how i always make it... i always make a double batch. it's so inexpensive, and freezes so well, it just seems silly not to. we also make with turkey sausage for a couple reasons; it is leaner and healthier, and because it has less fat it is much meatier and chunkier. i use fresh garlic, but that's a personal preference. always use salt free, high quality chili powder and salt to your liking at the table. we always serve with shredded cheese, hot sauce and srirachi sauce at the table. not a chili cookoff winner by any means, but delicious, inexpensive, and immensely customizable.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 14, 2009

This is ok. I wound up adding a can of salsa to mine to give it more flavor. I prefer other chili recipes.


14 Ratings

Jan 29, 2008

I tried it this weekend and the whole family loved it! I chose to be a little haevy handed with the chili powder and cumin and added some ground beef.

Nov 12, 2009

This is my husband's favorite. He is a chili fan! We are somewhat health conscious, so I modified it a little. I do 1 lb lean beef and 1 lb turkey sausage. I then double everything else. This feeds a ton! This is absolutely a crowd pleaser!

Mar 27, 2009

Fast, inexpensive and tasty! I followed the recipe EXACTLY. I used hot sausage and still would have liked more chili powder. Next time I'll add more. However, if you like your chili mild, the spices would be perfect.

Nov 11, 2010

This was delicious!!!! My husband and one year old son loved it! The only thing I changed was I used a pound and a half of sausage & no onion. Very good. I will be making this again soon!

Feb 27, 2008

This was an easy, good recipe. I added some ground chuck, and also chopped green pepper.

Jan 24, 2008

This chili was excellent! The entire family loved it! I used the Original Owen's Sausage instead of Bob Evans sausage. It was very mild and perfect for my 3 year old. Next time I'm going to try the spicy sausage instead. It was a little bland so I added some Tabasco.


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  • Calories
  • 523 kcal
  • 26%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 29.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 31.5 g
  • 48%
  • Fiber
  • 10.1 g
  • 40%
  • Protein
  • 21.1 g
  • 42%
  • Sodium
  • 1893 mg
  • 76%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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